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William John PIESSE

Regimental number2830
Place of birthAlbany Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWagin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, William John Piesse, Wagin, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT Mongolia on 17 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1301 Corporal Hector Gerald PIESSE, 10th Light Horse Regiment, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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